Weekly Wrap Up - November 26, 2010

This week, Public Eye exclusively revealed:

* a provincial New Democrat executive member and former candidate has quit
the party over its "marginalization of Indigenous peoples, communities, voices and issues;"

* the provincial New Democrats are paying Moe Sihota $75,600 to be president of their party;

* money from two major unions is funding funding the lion's share of Mr. Sihota's stipend;

* provincial New Democrat MLA Bill Routley has voiced concern about the apparent us-versus-them tactics deployed by party leader Carole James's supporters against dissidents;

* provincial New Democrat MLA Mabel Elmore apologized to fellow legislator Nicholas Simons for an undisclosed incident at the party's recent provincial council meeting;

* a group called The North Needs Kevin has taken out a full-page newspaper advertisement in support of the health minister's potential run for the provincial Liberal leadership; and

* Maple Ridge-Mission MLA Marc Dalton is thinking about running for the provincial Liberal leadership.

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